Berlin Mementos: 18 Shopping Ideas for Travelers

Germany, Berlin Guide (B): Berlin Mementos: 18 Shopping Ideas for Travelers

Too many people and for very different reasons strove to set their foot in Berlin over the course of the 20th century. Today, the city proves just as luring a destination for numerous travelers who want to come and enjoy themselves in this fascinating European capital and, perhaps, bring home something memorable. To see exactly what can serve this purpose well, check out this guide.

Berliners love their sweet treats. Try some of the city's most historic confections at Fassbender & Rausch. The store's been around since the nineteenth century, but the chocolate probably won't last more than a few hours in your bag. It's tasty. The shop looks like a fairy tale with its large chocolate volcano and chocolate-sculpted Reichstag inside. Nibble on a chocolate-covered gingerbread Lebkuchen or a marzipan truffle. Confections run from around 5 to 30 euro. You can also hand select truffles from the large display case. The store is located at Charlottenstrasse 60 and is open Monday to Saturday from 10 am until 8 pm. On Sunday, it's open 11 am to 8 pm. After getting your fill of chocolate, take a stroll through the Gendarmenmarkt for a look at the Französischer Dom and the Deutscher Dom – both beautiful cathedrals from the outside and inside. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Berlin Mementos: 18 Shopping Ideas for Travelers
Guide Location: Germany » Berlin
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Gpsmycity Writer
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Fassbender & Rausch
  • S.Wert Design
  • Blutwurst
  • Hoffnung
  • Frau Toni's Perfumes
  • Bäckerei Siebert
  • KaDeWe and the buddy Bears
  • Königliche
  • Askania Watches
  • Prussian Schnapps
  • Hertha BSC Fanshop
  • Puppenstube
  • Galeria Kaufhof
  • Box off Berlin
  • Currywurst museum
  • Galeria Kaufhof 
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • Taschenrausch

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